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Browsing a workgorup through a VPN

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Please, I really need help, I have been dealing with this problem for 2 weeks. I’m trying to create a VPN connection between a windows XP and a windows server 2003. I can established the VPN conection between the 2 computers but; I can’t browse , ping or see any computer in the network or workgroup.

Boths computers are behind a Linksys BEFW11S4 V4 router, with the same configuration:
LAN IP Address : 192.168.1.1
subnet mask : 255.255.255.0
WAN Connection type: obtain an ip automatically
router #1 VPN setup
local secure group : ip range 192.168.1.120^130
Por forwarding : 1723 ,500 ,47, 137,138,139
APP NAME       trigger port range        Incoming port range
VPN                        47    47                      1723    1723
VPNVPN                     50    50                      500     500


I have Enable netbios over tcp/ip and have installed a Wins server in the server and register each computer in my workgrouo the Wins server.

The computer in the network are part of a workgroup, I don’t want to and also I can’t use a domain server because I have some windows XP home in the network.

Please, I hope somebody could helpme.
Thanks
Rick.




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If both Local LAN ip range is 192.168.1.x then you will never get to where you want to be.
You must change the LAN range on one side or the other. It might be easiest to change the home LAN to something like 192.168.2.x
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Yes, Thanks I forgot that, the other router has the same configuration except that the LAN IP Address for my home router is 192.168.2.1.
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If this is a router-to-router VPN, turn off port forwarding, especially port 500

>Por forwarding : 1723 ,500 ,47, 137,138,139

>VPNVPN                   50    50                      500     500

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Without a domain I doubt you'll ever achieve browsing properly. Workgroups don't travel over subnets. Domain browsing is possible because of the way WINS works with Domain Master Browsers. Consider static entries in My Network Places.

However, if you can't ping or otherwise access any of the remote machines you may have additional problems.  Use this article to verify you've got the config of the VPN Server correct:

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;323381&Product=winsvr2003
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